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Cleveland Indians right fielder Johnny Damon made the catch of the night on Friday against the Baltimore Orioles. Damon, a 38 year old veteran of seven Major League teams, dove into the left field stands after chasing down a pop fly off the bat of Nick Markakis.

Captain caveman, as he was known in his earlier years, exhibited some of the reckless abandon that he displayed in his earlier years with the Royals and Red Sox. Although the Indians were already down seven to one in the top of the third inning, Damon treated the foul ball as if they were playing game seven of the World Series.



Johnny Damon Meets A Girl While Diving Into The Stands

Johnny Damon of the Cleveland Indians made an amazing dive in the stands and also seemed to make some friends in the process. This girl seemed pretty interested in him even though she didn’t put her cell phone or her beer down. The guys around him look completely psyched too. We got a guy that looks like a huge NASCAR fan and a guy with a camouflage hat. You can check out the...

Johnny Damon Makes Great Diving Catch Into Stands

Yeah, Yeah, Cleveland Indians outfielder Johnny Damon made a great diving catch into the stands against the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night. How about that brunette in the background?  She is looking pretty good rocking that off-the-shoulder brown sweater and little red shorts while pounding a beer. Did you notice that she is completely in awe of Damon after the catch? Can anyone...

'Fausto Carmona' returning to Cle.

The pitcher formerly known as Fausto Carmona is returning to Cleveland. He could end up pitching with the Indians later in the season.

Hernandez apologizes to Indians, fans

Roberto Hernandez, contrite and remorseful, has apologized to the Cleveland Indians and their fans. Hernandez, formerly known as Fausto Carmona, joined the team Sunday for the first time since being permitted to return to the United States. The right-hander thanked the organization for supporting him after he was arrested in the Dominican Republic in January outside the U.S. consulate...

Tribe's Hernandez gets visa, suspended 3 weeks

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Cleveland Indians pitcher Roberto Hernandez was suspended Saturday for three weeks by Major League Baseball for age and identity fraud. Indians general manager Chris Antonetti said Hernandez, formerly known as Fausto Carmona, has received a visa to return to the United States and that he would be eligible to rejoin the team Aug. 11. Hernandez will address the...

Box Score: Orioles 3, Indians 1

The Indians dropped their third straight game on Saturday night in front of the second largest crowd (36,247) this season at Progressive Field. Shin-Soo Choo led off the game with a solo homer but the Tribe bats would go silent after that. Zach McAllister pitched well for the Indians, getting into the eighth inning but the offense was nowhere to be found. Baltimore ...

Q&A: Tyler Naquin, Indians First-Round Pick

Tyler Naquin has “future batting champion“ written all over him. The Cleveland Indians selected the 21-year-old outfielder with the 15th-overall pick of this year’s draft, and his sweet, left-handed stroke was the primary reason. He hit .381 over his sophomore and junior seasons at Texas A&M, prompting Baseball America to rate him the best pure hitter in the college ranks...

Box Score: Orioles 10, Indians 2

The Indians returned to Cleveland for their first home series of the second half. But it was an ugly night at Progressive Field on Friday, as starter Derek Lowe’s struggles continued. The O’s hammered the sinkerballer for nine earned runs in just three innings work. Old friend Jim Thome blasted on of his patented homers to right off Lower — his first since joining Baltimore...

Contest Time: Two Tickets To Indians Vs. Tigers This Week

It’s time for another great giveaway from the generous powers-that-be here at WFNY. We have a pair of tickets to Wednesday night’s Indians game against the Tigers at Progressive Field. With the Tribe now chasing the Tigers and 3.5 games back, it will be a huge series heading into the deadline — here’s hoping for a repeat sweep. As we typically do, we’ll conduct the contest...

Rays 6 Indians 0: David Price Is Good at Baseball, Aaron Cunningham Isn’t

This is going to be one of those recaps that writes itself. Really, I could sum it up in a few short sentences (but what fun would that be!): David Price is a great young pitcher. He is left-handed. He entered the game 4-0 with a 2.01 ERA in five career starts against the Indians. The Tribe is not exactly what you would call an offensive juggernaut. Left-handed pitchers have little...

Indians pitcher Hernandez suspended

Cleveland Indians pitcher Roberto Hernandez was suspended for three weeks by Major League Baseball for engaging in age and identity fraud, the club announced Saturday. Hernandez also agreed to restructure his contract with the Indians. The suspension runs through Aug. 10. Hernandez will be eligible for a minor league rehab assignment during the suspension. "Roberto Hernandez...

Hall of Famer Doby gets US stamp

The US Postal Service is honoring Hall of Famer Larry Doby of the Cleveland Indians with a commemorative stamp. The stamp issued Saturday honors the first black person to play in the American League. Doby began professional ball with the Indians in 1947. He was a seven-time All-Star. The post office also marked the issuance of the stamp with a dedication ceremony in Cleveland in...

Antonetti: “The guys that are here need to play to their potential.”

The quote in the title of the piece is from Chris Antonetti. It is something that we’ve heard several times from the front office this season. It doesn’t take a genius to know that if Justin Masterson and Ubaldo Jimenez were pitching like a pair of aces the Indians would have a better record and would likely be in first in the division. It also doesn’t take a genius to know...

7/19 Game Recap: Indians 0 - Rays 6

  Player of the Game Jeremy Accardo was today's Player of the Game with a score of 1.03. In his solo inning pitched, he gave up a double and struck out 2. Accardo now has 2 awards on the season. Feathers Up The Indians managed three walks (two of Carlos Santana) against David Price, even though he is a notoriously accurate thrower. Jose Lopez also had a single in the...
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